How BioNTech Used Cancer Research To Create Its Covid Vaccine

How BioNTech Used Cancer Research To Create Its Covid Vaccine

Over a month and a half before the World Health Organization officially declared a pandemic, BioNTech CEO Uğur Şahin met with his wife, BioNTech’s co-founder and chief medical officer Özlem Türeci, and together they agreed to redirect most of the…

FDA and CDC could approve Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccine boosters this week

FDA and CDC could approve Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccine boosters this week

The nation’s top health agencies could approve boosters for the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson covid vaccines this week. A CDC advisory panel is also meeting this week to discuss who should get the boosters. CBS News correspondent Laura Podesta…

FDA panel reviewing need for Johnson & Johnson COVID booster shots

FDA panel reviewing need for Johnson & Johnson COVID booster shots

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted unanimously Thursday to endorse Moderna’s third dose for some Americans, as the president ramps up his push to get more shots in arms. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang reports…

Johnson & Johnson seeks approval for use as booster shot

Johnson & Johnson seeks approval for use as booster shot

The United States’ second worst wave of the pandemic appears to be on the decline. CBS News reporter Alex Tin joins CBSN’s “Red & Blue” to discuss the latest COVID-19 news. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service…

Why There’s No Bill Gates-Funded Microchip In The Covid Vaccine

Why There’s No Bill Gates-Funded Microchip In The Covid Vaccine

Among the conspiracy theories circulating about the pandemic, one claim is that Covid-19 vaccines contain microchips that the government or global elites like Bill Gates would use to track citizens. Despite viral TikTok videos and hoaxes claiming the chips make…

Why The Flu Season Will Be A ‘Whopper’: Former FDA Chief Scott Gottlieb

Why The Flu Season Will Be A ‘Whopper’: Former FDA Chief Scott Gottlieb

Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb speaks with CNBC’s Meg Tirrell about the future of work as businesses reimagine the workday. Gottlieb discusses how employers can improve office safety, how flu season may become more complicated now that Covid is…

Johnson & Johnson says second shot is 94% effective against coronavirus

Johnson & Johnson says a second dose of its one-shot coronavirus vaccine offers greater protection against the virus. CBS News’ Mark Strassmann reports on the key finding of the company’s newest study. Then, emergency medicine physician Dr. Hilary Fairbrother joins…

Booster Shots And Vaccine Mandates: The New Plan To Beat Covid-19

Booster Shots And Vaccine Mandates: The New Plan To Beat Covid-19

The delta variant of Covid-19 took the U.S. by surprise. Months after the first vaccines rolled out, Covid-19 infections surged as the delta variant overwhelmed the unvaccinated population and even broke through the immunity from the shots from Moderna, Pfizer…

COVID-19 vaccinations plateau despite incentive programs

COVID-19 vaccinations plateau despite incentive programs

COVID-19 vaccination rates appear to have plateaued again in the U.S. Many communities have created incentive programs offering money, free food, beer and other perks to get more shots in arms, but does that really help? Harsha Thirumurthy, associate director…